actionable vs doable :

actionable or doable

“Actionable” is a technical term referring to something that provides grounds for a legal action or lawsuit. People in the business world have begun using it as a fancy synonym for “doable” or “feasible.” This is both pretentious and confusing.

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Definitions

  • s  affording grounds for legal action
    slander is an actionable offense

  • s  capable of existing or taking place or proving true; possible to do
News & Articles

  • Dataminr Raises $30 Million in Funding Led by Venrock and IVP
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dataminr raises a $30M venture capital round of funding led by Venrock and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). Dataminr is a New York-based real-time information discovery company. Dataminr's real-time analytics engine transforms raw social media streams into actionable signals, providing enterprise clients with one of the earliest warning systems for relevant ...
    June 12, 2013 - Business Wire
  • Dataminr Raises $30 Million in Funding Led by Venrock and IVP
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dataminr raises a $30M venture capital round of funding led by Venrock and Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). Dataminr is a New York-based real-time information discovery company. Dataminr's real-time analytics engine transforms raw social media streams into actionable signals, providing enterprise clients with one of the earliest warning systems for relevant ...
    June 12, 2013 - Business Wire
  • SoftBank raises its offer by $4.5B; Sprint board accepts
    The Sprint board is kicking Dish to the curb, saying the company has yet to submit an "actionable" offer, but it is giving Dish another week to come up with something better.
    June 11, 2013 - GigaOM

  • Medivo expansion hopes to reduce gaps in care and improve access to lab results
    The companies that are set to gain the most with healthcare reform are the ones that are making cost cutting doable and improving outcomes. One such health IT company is Medivo which has a cloud-based platform to improve the gap on the physician side between diagnosis of a condition and monitoring of that condition. It [...]
    June 17, 2013 - MedCity News
  • Susan Tompor: For LeBron James, is $5,000 a lot of money?
    My son and I have been engaging in an ongoing discussion about the $5,000 fine that LeBron James faced for flopping in an Indiana Pacers-Miami Heat game on the road to the NBA Finals. My son loves to talk basketball; I love to talk about money. Is a $5,000 fine for an NBA player who fakes being slammed hard simply something like a $50 ticket to the rest of us? Is it annoying but doable? Or ...
    June 16, 2013 - Detroit Free Press
  • Ask Slashdot: How To Bypass Gov't Spying On Cellphones?
    First time accepted submitter jarle.aase writes "It's doable today to use a mix of virtual machines, VPN, TOR, encryption (and staying away from certain places; like Google Plus, Facebook, and friends), in order to retain a reasonable degree of privacy. In recent days, even major mainstream on-line magazines have published such information. (Aftenposten, one of the largest newspapers in Norway ...
    June 13, 2013 - Slashdot